PEC 911 Dispatchers To Get Payraise

Some county employees are getting pay raises after a vote by the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors. Those include 911 dispatchers and the Peidmont Court Services director and office manager. The board’s personnell committee made the recommendation for the salary increases partly because the sheriff reported he has had tremedous difficulty hiring and keeping 911 dispatchers. In order to … Read More

Farmville Recreation Departmetn Hiring

THE TOWN OF FARMVILLE IS HIRING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE TOWN OF FARMVILLE IS LOOKING FOR A FULL-TIME RECREATION ASSISTANT RESPONSIBLE FOR PLANNING, ORGANIZING AND CONDUCTING RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES. THE POSITION WILL REPORT DIRECTLY TO THE RECREATION DIRECTOR. DUTIES INCLUDE PLANNING, IMPLEMENTING AND EXECUTING CLASES AND SPECIAL EVENTS…PUBLIC RELATIONS…ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLERICAL SUPPORT…RECRUITING, TRAINING AND ASSIGNING VOLUNTEERS … Read More

OLD DOMINION HONOR FLIGHT PREPARES FOR 1ST MISSION

Seeks World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War Veterans for trip to Washington, D.C. on November 2, 2019 Old Dominion Honor Flight (ODHF), the newest hub in the national Honor Flight Network (HFN), will conduct its first “Mission” on November 2, 2019. ODHF Mission 1 will take World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War Veterans to Washington, D.C. … Read More

Appomattox Residents Asked To Complete Survey

Appomattox residents are being asked to complete a survey to help guide the town’s next comprehensive plan. The Central Virginia Planning DIstrict COmmission is helping the town with updating it’s comprehensive plan, which should be finished within the next year. The intent of the comprehensiuve plan will be to guide the town in development, planning and zoning, transportation, housing… and … Read More

Alpaca Weekend September 27-29 in Farmville

THE SEASON-LONG LOVE SUMMER IN FARMVILLE WRAPS UP NEXT MONTH. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE KAYAKING AND CYCLING WEEKENDS ARE IN THE BOOKS…PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY TOURISM DIRECTOR MAGGIE VAN EPPS SAYS ALPACA WEEKEND IS SEPTEMBER 27th, 28th AND 29th… (cut) FOR COMPLETE DETAILS ON THE WEEKEND…GO TO VISITFARMVILLE.COM.

No Decision On Moody Creek Solar Project

The CHarlotte County Board of Supervisors has delayed taking action on a proposed solar farm. AT last week’s public hearing, the Charlotte Gazette reports that the supervisors took no vote concerning the Moody Creek Solar Project. Board CHairman Garland Hamlett Junior said the board would reconvene on August 28th to discuss the item further. Moody Creek SOlar LLC has filed … Read More

2019 Carlsbad Mayor’s Energy Summit Coming Up Sept 12

THE CARLSBAD MAYOR’S ENERGY SUMMIT IS JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… THE MAYOR’S ENERGY SUMMIT IS COMING UP SEPTEMBER 12th…CARLSBAD PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER KYLE MARKSTEINER SAYS IT’S OPEN TO FOLKS INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY… (CUT) FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE EVENT, GO TO CARLSBADFOUNDATION.ORG/SUMMIT.

VA Dept of Education Releases SOL Scores

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT’S MOST RECENT ASSESSMENT OF LOCAL SCHOOLS’ STANDARDS OF LEARNING. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS… STUDENTS ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH SAW READING TEST SCORES FALL ONE POINT — FROM 2017-2018 RESULTS — TO 78-PERCENT. ENGLISH WRITING FELL BY TWO POINTS TO 76-PERCENT. HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES SCORES FELL BY FOUR POINTS TO 80-PERCENT. SCIENCE SCORES … Read More

Buckingham Chamber Awards Photographers

On Tuesday, Aug. 20, during the Buckingham  chamber of Commerce meeting, among the 60 plus who attended, the chamber awarded photographers with first, second, and third place awards. Pictured, from left, Danny Taylor, Donna McRae Jones, and Raymond Toney, pose with their first-place entries. Danny Taylor took Best Overall. Many thanks to Faye Shumaker for organizing and leading this great … Read More

GARBAGE ROUTE CHANGE FOR LABOR DAY

With Monday, September 2nd being Labor Day, there will be no residential or business garbage pickup, no cardboard pickup and no miscellaneous/brush pickup on this day. Monday and Tuesday residential garbage will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd.  Please have your rollouts at the curb by 7:00 am that morning.  Business garbage and cardboard will be picked up on … Read More